The Kitchen – Where Families Gather

The Kitchen – Where Families Gather

It doesn’t matter how you plan, open floor plan, easy access to comfy seating, etc. The kitchen is where it’s at.  Right!?!  I find myself directing people toward the dining table all the time, because they don’t seem to want to leave the island!...
Work Room Reveal – A fun place to create

Work Room Reveal – A fun place to create

In our home, there was one little space at the top of the stairs that longed to be having a calling.  It took us a while to figure out what exactly we needed this space to be.  We thought about making it a giant joint closet for all the girls of the house.  I thought...
Fall Goodness

Fall Goodness

It’s no secret.  I sort of live for Christmas.  But I can get excited about fall as well! Around here, fall is all about football!  I think, because it’s south central Texas and the weather really doesn’t change in the fall much, it’s hard to...
Martha Vs. Mary – The One Thing

Martha Vs. Mary – The One Thing

Almost two weeks ago now, I hosted the homecoming dinner for my senior girl and her friends.  If you’ve followed my blog for any time at all, you know, this type of service is my “Happy Place”.  I do love it!  And much better pics are in the works. I...
Mimosas With Mike

Mimosas With Mike

Mike Nugent for College Station, Texas School Board Place 1!!  And guess what??  The name Mike flows well with MIMOSAS!!  Happy Day! I recently hosted a meet and greet for my very dear friend, Mike Nugent, as he is running for College Station School Board! Mike is the...
Audrey’s Room Reveal

Audrey’s Room Reveal

I’m still in shock!!  This girl is a SENIOR!! She’s my #3 and designing her space was a challenge but a pleasure!  She knows what she wants!  However, articulating her vision was another story! The expression “a needle in a hay stack” comes to...
A Few Of My Favorite Things

A Few Of My Favorite Things

I’ve been participating in a Bible Study by Priscilla Shirer called “The Armor of God” and it’s been really good!  I’ve picked up on many lessons from the Holy Spirit during this study but this last week really struck a chord in me....
The Truth Behind the Pretty Pics

The Truth Behind the Pretty Pics

I’ve been thinking a lot about all of the beautiful pics (particularly on Instagram, because that’s where I hang out these days).  These pics display perfection, right!?  The perfect, house, perfect family, perfect vignettes.  I understand this, because I...
Lessons From Meet The Robinsons

Lessons From Meet The Robinsons

This past weekend was a very chill weekend for the Tamplins.  We opted to stay home in Aggieland and watch the A&M vs. Arkansas game from the comfort of our living room, rather than make the trek to Dallas and fight the crowd, just to witness the game from Jerry...

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